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Tip: Do the Pure Cable Flye for Pecs

Try this supplemental chest exercise to bring up a weak point or use it to train around an injury. Check it out.

Tip: Drink Coffee to Boost Your Metabolism

How to wisely use coffee to speed fat loss, increase performance, and dull cravings.

Tip: Eat More to Build, But Not That Much More

Yes, you need to consume plenty of quality calories to gain muscle, but many lifters take it too far. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Do Loaded Push-Ups

Push-ups with added weight build strength and train your chest while keeping the shoulders healthy. Here's how to do them.

The Real Science of Squat Depth

Some say that ass-to-grass squats are natural and ideal. Everything else is cheating. Well, they're wrong. And they're sissies. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.

Tip: Do Hip Thrusts for Better Glutes

Learn this and make it a staple. Here's how it's done.

Tip: Take the Texas Push-Up Challenge

Think you're good at push-ups? Here's your chance to find out.

Tip: Do This 2 Minute Drill Before Every Workout

Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.

Online Trainers: How to Spot the Good Ones

Very few people have the experience to properly coach someone online. Here's how to separate the good ones from the rip-off artists.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

Tip: Learn the Zercher Squat

Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do This to Make Push-Ups More Effective

Use the arrow formation. Your head and hands should form an arrow shape, not a T shape.

Tip: Make Triceps Training More Effective

When you do triceps extensions, use a decline bench instead of a flat bench.

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

The Truth About GMOs

Billions of genetically modified (GM) foods have been eaten over the last few decades with no problems. Then why is everyone so afraid? Find out here.

The Number One Coaching Mistake

Athletes need to be strong to dominate the competition. Ironically, some strength coaches put strength on the backburner. Here's where they're going wrong.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

Is Gut Bacteria Making You Fat?

Can't seem to lose fat and keep it off? Have crazy cravings? It could be caused by a problem with your natural gut bacteria. Here's why and how you can fix it.

Chest-Con: The Vigneault Challenge

Got muscular endurance? Test it with this challenge. You'll hate it... but love it later.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

5 Fitness Terms That Need to Die

Fitness pros have bastardized some simple concepts, either in an attempt to show off or because they're ignorant. It ends here.

6 Reasons Why You're Always Hurt

Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.

Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.